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Earth Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 827 Earth Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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Investigating the determinants of woody vegetation encroachment in African drylands

Project Rationale. The African drylands is inhabited by close to 270 million people whose main source of livelihood is subsistence pastoral livestock grazing, which rely on the availability of good quality pasture. Read more

Probabilistic assessment of exposure to coastal hazards at nuclear power station development sites in the UK

Project Rationale. Nuclear power remains essential to the UK’s energy security and is seen by government as a cost-competitive, low carbon component of the UK’s current and future energy mix, with new nuclear power stations currently under construction along the coast, and more planned to replace aging reactors. Read more

Identifying predictors of deforestation across Brazilian landscapes

Project Rationale. Deforestation in Brazil has global implications for both biodiversity loss and climate change mitigation. Brazil is also globally important for food production as the world’s largest producer of soy, beef, chicken, coffee and sugarcane1. Read more

Understanding freshwater fish response to light: enhancing opportunities for conservation

Project Rationale. Light plays a governing role in the life of most freshwater fish, influencing behaviours such as time of peak activity, foraging, predator avoidance, collective movement and migration. Read more

Attributing Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change: Practices, Perceptions and Policies

  Research Group: Atmospheric Science
“Climate change means more extreme weather” is a common headline. The potential and serious effects of anthropogenic climate change are often communicated through this soundbite. Read more

Vibration of Structures

When a structure has many components it is difficult to predict how it will vibrate. Computer programs can model the individual components but cannot usually combine them in a realistic manner. Read more

What the flux? Assessing the global ocean biological carbon pump

Project Rationale. CO. 2. taken up from the atmosphere by biological processes in the ocean is transferred into the deep ocean’s “twilight zone” mostly in the form of sinking particles. Read more

University of Reading PhD Opportunities

Each year, the University of Reading awards over £8 million of funding in research studentships to home/EU and international students and these great opportunities are open to high quality students for funded research in a wide range of subject areas. Read more

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